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Glacier (?) National Park part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum/Geology of National Parks module. Students examine data about the disappearing glaciers in the park; after calculating percentage change in the number of glaciers from 1850 to 2000, they interpolate to estimate when Grinnell glacier will be gone.

Subject: Geoscience
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Carbon Sequestration in Campus Trees part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students use allometric relationships to calculate tree mass from trunk diameter in a stand of trees in the Pacific Northwest.

Subject: Biology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Biogeosciences , Geoscience
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From Isotopes to Temperature: Working With A Temperature Equation part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build a spreadsheet to examine from a dataset the relation between oxygen isotopes in corals and the temperature of surrounding seawater.

Subject: Geoscience, Biology, Chemistry, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry
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Spreadsheet Warm Up for SSAC Geology of National Parks Modules, 2: Elementary Spreadsheet Manipulations and Graphing Tasks part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum/Geology of National Parks module. The second of two tutorials. Focuses on modifying spreadsheets (e.g., copy/paste, insert, sort) and creating and modifying graphs.

Subject: Geoscience

Nitrate Levels in the Rock Creek Park Watershed, Washington DC, 1: Measures of Central Tendency part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students examine the histogram of a positively skewed data set and calculate its mean, median and mode.

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water, Ground Water, Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water cycle/groundwater-surface water interface, Water quality/chemistry , Water supply/water resource evaluation, Geoscience, Hydrology

Lithospheric Density part of Examples
Students learn about the weighted mean by building spreadsheets that apply this concept to the average density of the oceanic lithosphere.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geophysics:Tectonophysics, Geoscience, Physics:Classical Mechanics, Classical Mechanics:Gravity, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodynamics, Physics:Other Sciences:Environmental Science, Geoscience:Geology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Physics:Other Sciences:Geoscience

What Does the Mean Mean? Describing Eruptions at Riverside Geyser, Yellowstone National Park part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum/Geology of National Parks module. Students study measures of central tendency in a bimodal dataset of eruption intervals.

Subject: Geoscience

Exercise to Calculate River Discharge part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students use field data from rivers to understand how river discharge is calculated.

Subject: Geoscience

How Does Surface Deformation at an Active Volcano Relate to Pressure and Volume Change in the Magma Chamber? part of Examples
SSAC Physical Volcanology module. Students build a spreadsheet to examine and apply the Mogi model for horizontal and vertical surface displacement vs. depth and pressure conditions in the magma chamber.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Physics, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Volcanism, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology
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What is the Volume of a Debris Flow? part of Examples
SSAC Physical Volcanology module. Students build a spreadsheet to estimate the volume of volcanic deposits using map, thickness and high-water mark data from the 2005 Panabaj debris flow (Guatemala).

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Volcanoes, Physics, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Volcanism, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Economics, History
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